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Weston Montrose

Practice Areas

Workers’ Compensation

Education

B.A. Business Administration, University of Arizona

J.D. Pepperdine University School of Law

Biography

Weston practices in the area of Workers' Compensation. He is a Certified Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona and is also licensed to practice law in California. Weston was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the field of Workers Compensation.

He received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Arizona and his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu. Prior to joining Taylor & Associates, Weston was a trial attorney in private practice before he joined the Industrial Commission of Arizona as a staff attorney. At the Industrial Commission he handled workers' compensation claims, OSHA prosecutions, and OSHA discrimination matters. He is a peer reviewed attorney in Martindale-Hubbell. Weston received an Outstanding Leadership Award from the State Bar of Arizona for serving as Co-Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section 2010-2011. He has presented new case reviews for the State Bar of Arizona’s Annual Workers’ Compensation Program and the Industrial Commission’s Annual Workers’ Compensation Claim Seminar. Weston has also been a presenting speaker for private legal education providers. He has taught legal research and writing for a paralegal training program. Weston currently handles workers' compensation claims in Tucson, Casa Grande, and Phoenix.

Weston was lead attorney at the trial court level and presented the winning oral argument to the Arizona Court of Appeals that resulted in a published Opinion: Porteadores del Noroeste v. Valenzuela, 1 CA-IC 12-0038 (2014).  This Opinion has major implications for foreign businesses engaged in cross boarder business activities in the U.S. The Court held that neither the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) nor the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution precluded application of state workers’ compensation statutes to foreign employees in the U.S. who are engaging in international commerce.

In his personal time Weston is an avid amateur squash competitor and adventure seeker. He was married in Greece and honeymooned in Egypt. He has summitted Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Whitney, and Mount Rainier. He has trekked to Machu Picchu and descended Mount Rainier's snow field on a snowboard. He is certified by U.S. Squash as a Level 1 squash coach and club referee.


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320 East Virginia Avenue, Suite 100
Phoenix, Arizona, 85004-1225 USA
888-650-4798